Advocates identify sites to address gap in seniors housing, health care in Vancouver's Chinatown

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

SCARP PhD candidate Louisa-May Khoo authored a report which found that only 2,905 out of 12,788 units of affordable housing in Chinatown, Strathcona and the Downtown Eastside are designated for seniors. 

SCARP Speaker Series: Moving transportation equity forward

Feb 28, 2024 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm | Event

SCARP showcases innovative perspectives across numerous fields from UBC, Vancouver, and beyond. This time, in partnership with ACAM and continuing this year's theme of Healthy Cities and Communities, we welcome Dr. Ethel Tungohan, of York…

An annual checkup on ABC’s health promises

The Tyee | | Media coverage

SCARP's PhD student Wes Regan said that although health care is in the provincial government’s jurisdiction, the municipal government can create their own policies to improve everyone’s health. 

Metro Vancouver immigrants more likely to choose housing close to public transportation

The Province | | Media coverage

School of community and regional planning PhD candidate Louisa-May Khoo commented on a survey which found that immigrants in Metro Vancouver choose their housing based on proximity to public transportation. 

SCARP Alumni Mocktail Party

| Spotlight

This mocktail party introduced my 2023 SCARP mentees to UBC Alumni in the transportation field. It was an opportunity for them to make connections,find out about different career paths and hear about a day in the life of a planner.Submitted by:…

Shaping tomorrow's cities: SCARP and Geography introduce an innovative Major in Urban Studies

| Announcement

The School of Community and Regional Planning and the Department of Geography at UBC have introduced a Major in Urban Studies — the first of its kind in British Columbia.

Surrey schools a cautionary construction tale as B.C. communities bursting at the seams

The Province | | Media coverage

SCARP professor Dr. Michael Hooper said schools are core infrastructure in areas with high population density. 

B.C.'s transit-oriented development plan needs more definition, stakeholders say

Business in Vancouver | | Media coverage

Erick Villagomez, SCARP lecturer, and Dr. Craig Jones, associate director of the UBC housing research collaborative, commented on B.C.’s plan to create housing density around transit.

MCRP Admissions Infosession

Dec 7, 2023 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm | Event

Applying to be a professional Planner? Still have questions about applying or how the Program works? Join our virtual Q&A and talk directly with SCARP faculty and staff.

Dean James Olson announces new Faculty appointments

| Announcement

A message from James Olson, Dean, Faculty of Applied ScienceThe Faculty has made tremendous progress toward our strategic plan over the last few years, very much in part because of the tremendous group of school directors and department heads.

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